Teacher professional development through collaborative curriculum design in. Ghana¿s polytechnics

M.A.B. Bakah, Marie Afua Baah Bakah

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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Abstract

This dissertation entitled Teacher professional development through collaborative curriculum design in Ghana‟s polytechnics is a research conducted among polytechnic teachers in Ghana. Polytechnic development, curricular reform, improving the quality of teaching and teachers‟ knowledge needs prompted this research. The aim of the research as detailed in this dissertation is to provide professional development support for teachers to (1) update their courses through collaborative course design in design teams; (2) effectively engage in curriculum design to ensure curriculum relevance; (3) update their knowledge and skills in their respective domains; (4) apply relevant knowledge in their classroom practices and (5) enhance collegial interaction and collaboration.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Pieters, Jules M., Supervisor
  • Voogt, Joke, Supervisor
Award date27 Oct 2011
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789036532396
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2011

Keywords

  • METIS-283266
  • IR-78306

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